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Greetings from Toby's Foundation!
Welcome to Toby's AussiE-Update! We thank you for your continued
support of Toby's Foundation and hope this newsletter is a valuable
way for Toby's Foundation to keep you informed.
|Toby & Stetson Give Blood Again
Toby and Stetson are giving blood again, this time for Dr.
Ned Patterson at the University of Minnesota. Please look for
our current ad in the March/April Australian Shepherd Journal
and Aussie Times. You may also see our ad on our
Dr. Patterson would like more samples from
"affected dogs, and their unaffected relatives (2 generations
any direction), and also some older (6 years or older)
unaffected and unrelated dogs". If you have already sent
samples to Missouri, Dr. Patterson does have access to these
samples. If you want to send a second sample to Dr. Patterson
in Minnesota you can do so. See our blood sample submission
page for instructions.
View the Ad
|Blood Sample Submission Instructions for Europe
If you are in Europe, you can still submit a blood sample
to Dr. Ned Patterson at the University of Minnesota. We have
now posted instructions on our website. Also, please submit a
sample to Dr. Hans Lohi at the University of Helsinki and
Folkhalsan Insitute of Genetics. See our blood sample
submission page for instructions.
The Long and Winding Road
March/April 2008, vol 18 issue 2, The Australian
This article is about epilepsy in the
Australian Shepherd breed and the progress being
When Species Meet
by Donna J.
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press (November
Ms. Haraway is professor in the History of
Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa
Cruz. Chapter 4 of her book, entitled "Examined Lives:
Practices of Love and Knowledge in Purebred Dogland," includes
information about the epilepsy effort in the Australian
Shepherd community. Pamela Douglas and Toby's Foundation are
highlighted as are ASHGI and C.A. Sharp, AussieGENES, and
Read The Long and Winding
Please make Toby's Foundation part of your charitable
giving. Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent of
the law and helps us in our efforts to stop canine epilepsy.
We accept donations online (see link below) or you may mail
your check to:
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Also, please remember,
if you have a special person or event to honor, we will send
out a lovely announcement card to the person you specify. The
card will tell them you have made a donation to Toby's
Foundation "In Honor Of" or "In Memory Of" that special person
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